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Posted by **chrissi** on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 1:04am.

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**Steve**, Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:28amno choices shown, but any number x such that 2 < x < 8 will work.

Why those values? Any side of a triangle must be less than the sum of the other two sides. Otherwise they will not reach, even if laid out end-to-end. So,

x < 5+3

5 < 3+x

3 < 5+x

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